Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring SQL Server Connections / DevConnections

I returned late last night from the Spring DevConnections event, delivering three sessions in the SQL Server Connections conference. I talked about Encryption, Filestream/Filetable, and Contained Databases. Always cool to see your name in print It was a nice event, … Continue reading

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Backup and Restore

Today’s editorial was originally published on May 13, 2007. It is being re-run as Steve is at SQL Server Connections. I think that it’s important to practice restoring and rebuilding your systems. You never know when you’ll encounter problems and … Continue reading

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The Mechanical Turk

Today’s editorial was originally published on Apr 17, 2007. It is being re-run as Steve is at SQL Server Connections. I stumbled across Amazon’sMechanical Turk¬†while helping search for Jim Gray. As a side note, Jim is still missing and presumed … Continue reading

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Contained Databases in SQL Server 2012

Abstract: One of the problems with databases in SQL Server is the dependency of the database on various parts of the host instance. In SQL Server 2012 there is an enhancement to the database format that allows for partial containment … Continue reading

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